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Richison Family Foundation Donates $1M to the Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma

Posted at 11:10 PM, Apr 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-04 00:16:42-04

The Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma is getting a million dollar donation to make sure they can help those in need.

The Richison Family Foundation, established by Paycom’s founder and CEO, Chad Richison, made the donation that will provide nearly 25,000 emergency food boxes a month through June, according to a statement released by Community Food Bank officials.

“With so many people facing food insecurity who never confronted the issue before, this gift from Chad will absolutely make a remarkable difference in our community,” said Lori Long, CEO of the Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma. “With emergency food boxes from the Community Food Bank, countless Oklahomans will no doubt have the ability to weather the challenges we currently face together. I would like to thank Chad and the Richison Family Foundation on behalf of all those Oklahomans.”

That's how long the food bank anticipates needing to give out emergency food boxes.

If you would like to learn more about the food bank, click here.

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